Chapter 14. Sharing Your Documents with Others

  • Create PDFs of Drawings

  • Create Detached Drawings

  • Save Drawings in eDrawings Format

  • Export Drawings for Different Software Packages

  • Use Pack and Go to Send Files

  • Make Assembly Components Virtual

  • Create a Part from an Assembly

  • Open Files in eDrawings

In Chapter 5, "Creating a Revolved Part," we briefly discussed how to print a document created in SolidWorks. Hard-copy drawings are a vital tool in most organizations for use in manufacturing and document control. But what if you need to send project information outside your organization? In the past, you were often required to mail or even to have the drawing package hand-delivered to a vendor or sales team. This was often time-consuming and sometimes expensive. ...

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